Gertrude Burnett (1882 - 1985)

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Gertrude Burnett
1882 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Gertrude Burnett was born on October 22, 1882. She died in September 1985 at 102 years of age. We know that Gertrude Burnett had been residing in Forest, Scott County, Mississippi 39074.


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Gertrude Burnett passed away in September 1985 at 102 years old. She was born on October 22, 1882. We are unaware of information about Gertrude's family. We know that Gertrude Burnett had been residing in Forest, Scott County, Mississippi 39074.
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In 1882, in the year that Gertrude Burnett was born, on April 3rd, 34 year old outlaw Jesse James was shot in the back of the head by trusted friend and partner Robert Ford. Suspected of colluding with the Governor of Missouri, brothers Robert and Charley Ford were arrested, indicted, plead guilty, sentenced to be hung - then pardoned by the Governor. All in one day.

In 1898, by the time she was 16 years old, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1920, when she was 38 years old, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1975, at the age of 93 years old, Gertrude was alive when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1985, in the year of Gertrude Burnett's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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Daisy B Burnett
Jul 23, 1893 - Aug 11, 1996
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Jun 7, 1895 - Nov 15, 1967
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Jun 23, 1890 - June 1976
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Oct 5, 1904 - Jan 4, 1996
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Mar 7, 1939 - May 31, 2011
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Apr 6, 1906 - Aug 8, 1997
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Sep 17, 1893 - Oct 5, 1985
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Jan 5, 1891 - April 1966
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Mar 1, 1916 - Dec 14, 2005
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Oct 19, 1940 - July 1978
Lee A Burnett
Jan 4, 1939 - Sep 8, 2010
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Ruby Burnett
Oct 15, 1912 - February 1984
Sardis, Mississippi
Verdie M Burnett
May 15, 1917 - May 15, 1999
Brookhaven, MS
Willie Burnett
Oct 10, 1893 - December 1981
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